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Founders William Wallace Cargill


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Total investments 32
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 23
Rounds per year 0.20
Lead investments 1
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 1
Key employees 1

Areas of investment

  • Agriculture
  • Farming
  • Food and Beverage
  • AgTech
  • Software

Cargill appeared to be the Corporate Investor, which was created in 1865. The main department of described Corporate Investor is located in the Minneapolis. The venture was found in North America in United States.

The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The real fund results show that this Corporate Investor is 30 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The top activity for fund was in 2000. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually.

For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of more than 20 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Puris,, ePropose We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Trading Platform, Internet.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the Cargill, startups are often financed by Pangaea Ventures, Walden Riverwood Ventures, AquaSpark. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Walden Riverwood Ventures, Pangaea Ventures, Municipal Employee Retirement System. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Walden Riverwood Ventures, Temasek Holdings, Pangaea Ventures.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Animal Feed
$295M20 Sep 2022 Paris, Ile-de-France, France


Artificial Intelligence
Food and Beverage
$600K11 Aug 2022 Singapore, Central, Singapore


$58M02 Jun 2022 Copenhagen, Hovedstaden, Denmark

Regrow Ag

Machine Learning
$38M24 May 2022 New Hampshire, United States

Multiexport Foods

Food and Beverage
Food Processing
$290M18 Mar 2022 -

Grão Direto

Trading Platform
$7M03 Mar 2022 Brazil, Mato Grosso, Brazil

Wild Type

Food and Beverage
$100M23 Feb 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Local Bounti

Organic Food
$125M03 Dec 2021 -

Yuan Yao Nong Ye

Animal Feed
$15M10 Sep 2021 Shanghai, Shanghai, China
AnimalBiome Raises $8.6M in Series A Funding

– AnimalBiome from Oakland develops a science-powered animal health company.
– Series A funding $8.6m round was led by Cargill and attracted new investor – SOSV (IndieBio) along with Moai Capital, Digitalis Ventures, Michelson Found Animal Foundation, and R/GA Ventures.
– The company plans to use the funds to accelerate growth and create new microbial cocktails for companion animals.

Aleph Farms Raises $105M in Series B Funding

– Aleph Farms from Rehovot, Israel develops a non-genetically engineered cells isolated from a living cow to grow beef steaks.
– The company raised $105m in Series B funding.
– The round was led by Growth Fund and DistruptAD, with participation from Skyviews life Science, Thai Union, BRF, CJ CheilJedang, VisVires New Protein, Strauss Group, Cargill, Peregrine Ventures, and CPT Capital.
– The new investment will be used to scale up manufacturing and grow operations internationally ahead of initial market launch in 2022.


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